July 24, 2020 - Please note: if you obtained a marriage licence after December 1, 2019 and the licence has since elapsed its 90 day validity period, the licence will remain valid for 24 months from its date of issue. If you need to change information on a marriage licence that you were issued after December 1, 2019, you can have a new licence issued to you for free. Please contact the Clerks Department at 905-852-9181 ext. 209 for more information.

The Township of Uxbridge can issue marriage licences and conduct civil marriage ceremonies. Please read the marriage license application information document to ensure you have everything you need to obtain a licence before you come in.

Marriage licence application

In the province of Ontario, you need a marriage licence in order to get married. Please complete the Marriage Licence Application and submit it in person to the municipal office located at 51 Toronto St. S. in Uxbridge.

Marriage licences are valid for 90 days from the date of issue. In order to get a marriage licence, you and your partner will each need to provide two pieces of identification, such as a:

  • Government-issued birth certificates
  • Valid passport
  • Record of immigrant landing
  • Canadian Citizenship Card
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Valid Ontario Photo Card

Fees

It costs $125 to apply for a marriage licence.

Civil marriage ceremonies

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! We offer non-religious civil ceremonies from Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Please contact the Clerks Department at 905-852-9181 ext. 209 to book a pre-ceremony consultation. We will go over all of the necessary arrangements before your special day. You will need to fill out a Civil Marriage Booking Agreement and complete the Civil Ceremony Pre-meeting Checklist.

Ceremony details

You can choose from one of five ceremony scripts, or enhance the ceremony by adding personalized vows and other custom elements. Any additions must be approved by the Marriage Officiant at the pre-ceremony consultation.

Select one of our marriage ceremony scripts:

Witnesses

You must provide two witnesses at a civil ceremony. Both witnesses must be over 14 years of age (16 is preferred). If you are unable to provide your own witnesses, we can provide witnesses for a small fee. You can arrange for this during your pre-consultation meeting.

Fees

The following marriage ceremony fees apply:

  • $275 (plus HST) is the ceremony fee
  • $25 per witness

All fees must be paid during the pre-ceremony consultation. We accept cash and debit payments.

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